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gamut

1. Music
a. a scale, esp (in medieval theory) one starting on the G on the bottom line of the bass staff
b. the whole range of notes
2. Physics the range of chromaticities that can be obtained by mixing three colours

gamut

The gamut of a monitor is the set of colours it can display. There are some colours which can't be made up of a mixture of red, green and blue phosphor emissions and so can't be displayed by any monitor.

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He has spearheaded the launch of several groundbreaking brands and marketed pharmaceutical products to professional and consumer audiences alike, running the gamut of media, from print and sales collateral to television and radio.
With recent exhibitions running the gamut from Felix Gonzalez-Torres to Bridget Riley, the venue requires a curatorial flexibility equal to its name.
But budding meteorologists first must learn the AWS airwatch system, with components that make up a weather station measuring 27 different weather conditions running the gamut from barometric pressure, precipitation and indoor-outdoor temperature to wind speed and relative humidity.